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. abc7 news reporter kera clapper is live in napa where they are watching that river rise inch by inch. >> yes. inch by inch, carolyn, especially as the rain continues to fall. i've come to the realization this is my lot in life, to be put in situations where the rain is blowing horizontally at me all morning long. the wind is whipping through napa. we have a look at the river this morning whereas carolyn mentioned, flooding is a concern. it was expected that the river would surpass it's flood level about noon today. now that's changed. estimates go anywhere from 1:00 p.m. to between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. estimates are the water could rise and reach 25 to 27 feet. elsewhere here in napa you can see downtown. it is just soaked. the whole city is soaking wet. wind again a big factor this morning. not a lot of cars on the road. i popped into the one business open. that's starbucks on the corner. they say they are a lot emptier than they usually are this time of morning. normally people are out but people are staying inside and that's probably a good thing as the wind and rain creates ve
outages. 44 u.s. el sabroe and richmond has 11 outages affecting 1500 customers. the napa river is in danger of over flowing its banks. there is a flood warning posted right now. the river expected to reach flood stage this afternoon. abc7 news reporter cara clapper has been in napa throwout the morning. throughout the morning. cara, you have the latest. >> good morning, carolyn, i do. the flood warning remains in affect for the napa river in nap ma and saint huh h -- saint helena. it is surging, swelling. it was not this high a few hours ago. you can see the storm debris flowing through the river, and this rain is continuing. relentless day luge hitting us in downtown napa this, month. because the soil is already so saturated the rain is expected to pus the -- to push the napa river to the flood stage. the flood level is 25.1 feet in napa, but they are projecting the water could go as high as 27 feet between 1:00 this afternoon and 6:00 this evening. as we all know, downtown napa saw the river overwhelm and over flow in 2005. thousands of acres flooded. residents were evacuated
rosa. over the course of a mile in napa. >> taking a look at fog trucker 4 we are seeing the fog now. it will clear quickly by 8:00 a.m. still sticking around in santa rosa and the bay shore. will clear soon after that by noontime we will have plenty of sunshine. we have had a cold start to the morning. by 7:00 a.m. we will see forties'. as we set the clock ahead to 12 noon we will see widespread 60s. that is where our afternoon highs are headed. ures will dron to widespread '80s indicated by the light blue color on your screen. low sixties for your east bay shore is upper 50s for the coast 63 degrees in los gatos. into the north bay 63 in santa rosa. 60 for novato and san rafeal. 62 degrees for napa. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast dry and warmer conditions as we head into your weekend and your work week on wednesday there is a slight chance of showers that just a to the north but will keep an eye on that. >> erica. >> good morning to you janu. we are starting the morning off with a couple of accidents. . the traffic maps the first one including injuries south bound 101 th
. the truck driver was not hurt. > heavy equipment is moving into move rocks off a napa county highway after a slide there. it appears half the hillside came down. the highway patrol said it wants people to avoid the area because the roads will be closed. >>> in sonoma, highway one will stay closed at least until next friday. the stretch of roadway was closed on wednesday after a section was damaged during the recent storms. at first there were report that the road would reopen yesterday but caltrans said that crews are still working on repairs, detours are currently in place. >> your time is 7:08. chilly outside though i think rosemary said that we should have a nice day in store today right? >> relatively mild for december. low 60's in the forecast. mid60s by tomorrow. all in all just a nice weekend. we will have fair skies overhead for today. high clouds drifting at some point this morning. it's the low clouds that we are dealing with and the patchy dense fog, giving you a live look there at a few patches offing to and some sun. we have sunrising in the next couple minutes, the official
than a week have left the west coast a soggy mess. in the usually scenic napa valley, the triple whammy left vineyards under water. and giant trees came dangerously close to pancaking even more cars right before our eyes. we were literally driving down the road when this giant tree came toppling on to this road. how close did this come to you? >> it was within feet of my truck. >> reporter: you were driving down the road? >> i was driving down the road. >> reporter: in the mountains that pounding rain made for a beautiful winter white backdrop. but in other parts, like this neighborhood east of san francisco, the cleanup is only beginning. and, boy, the cleanup here will sure take a long time. now all eyes turn to this storm headed here tomorrow. sam? >> yeah, it's just a minor dry day, cecilia. we know that the next system does drag on later on tonight. so this momentary dry. even in that momentary dry patch, you'll get mist and showers going on. then later on tonight, into tomorrow, another wave of rain. we've seen the storms come off the pacific and move across the northwest. this wi
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